Occurrence record: MEL 2459428A

PreservedSpecimen of Amaranthus caudatus | Cat-tail recorded on 1844-11-01

Dataset

Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource MEL AVH data
Institution Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Supplied institution code "MEL"
Collection National Herbarium of Victoria
Supplied collection code "MEL"
Catalogue Number MEL 2459428A
Occurrence ID ea085461-9180-4c4a-9758-55437d839315
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Sheet
Identified by Macheda, D.R.
Identified date 2019-05-09
Collector Schimper, G.H.W.
Collecting number 1535
Type status type
Supplied as "Type of Amaranthus caudatus var. alopecurus Moq., Prodr. 13(2): 256 (1849)"
Reproductive condition fruit
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Previous identifications Amaranthus alopecurus Hochst. ex A.Braun & C.D.Bouché, nom. nud., Amarantus Alopecurus Hochst.
Rightsholder Royal Botanic Gardens Board
Occurrence status present
Date identified 2019-05-09
Identification ID 5d1c2369-2d52-413b-af3a-1c1da72bb3d9

Event

Collecting date 1844-11-01
Supplied as year:1844  month:11  day:1 
Date precision Day
Start day of year 306
Event ID 0fbd90f2-128a-46a1-9961-3e6a8e719082

Taxonomy

Higher classification Plantae | Viridaeplantae | Streptophyta | Equisetopsida | Magnoliidae | Caryophyllanae | Caryophyllales | Amaranthaceae | Amaranthus
Scientific name Amaranthus caudatus
Taxon rank species
Common name Cat-tail
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Supplied as "Streptophyta"
Class Equisetopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus caudatus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship L.
Nomenclatural code ICN

Geospatial

Higher geography Africa | Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
State or Territory Tigray
Locality In ruderatis pr. Adoam [=Adwa].
Latitude 14.1666666667
Longitude 38.9000000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "epsg:4326"
Verbatim coordinate system degrees decimal minutes
Verbatim locality In ruderatis pr. Adoam [=Adwa].
Coordinate precision 0.0166666667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Georeference protocol GeoNames
Georeferenced by National Herbarium of Victoria
Verbatim SRS epsg:4326
Location ID 9ed6113c-bbb6-4ec9-8b72-8024cae5ed7d
Continent Africa
Country code ET
Verbatim longitude 38° 54' E
Verbatim latitude 14° 10' N

Additional properties

recorded by id http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q72899

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Ethiopian Highlands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Ethiopian Highlands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Ethiopian Montane Grasslands And Woodlands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Rainfed villages
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Southern Red Sea
    World Country Boundaries Ethiopia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.029893301
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 91.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.7083457 index
    Species Richness 49.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 667.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 126.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 71.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 206.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 486.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 233.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 74.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 68.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1634.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 218.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 189.0 degrees C * 10